By Cherie Priest
Down by means of the river, the 1st to move lacking weren't a lot lamented. Disappearances of homeless males foraging via trash or nuisance skater children who rolled their forums alongside the planked piers at evening weren't noteworthy adequate to hold up the city's improvement initiatives.
But deep underneath the riverbank, the facts of a poor crime has been coated up two times. whilst a TVA dam falters and the river swells, panic rises downtown. because the Tennessee creeps over its banks, it dredges up dying from its personal polluted mattress. Twenty-nine sufferers of a long-ago slaughter stroll whilst the water rises, patrolling the banks and dragging the dwelling all the way down to a muddy grave. not anyone recollects how they died and not anyone understands what they wish.
Some secrets and techniques are by no means washed away. as an alternative they're sufferer, biding their time. They look forward to the water to raise them to allow them to prowl for the justice that was once denied them 90 years in the past. yet in 90 years a city's form alterations, and the place justice can now not be stumbled on, vengeance can have to suffice.
The urban of Chattanooga is set to benefit a poor fact in regards to the issues a river can and can't hide…. And reluctant medium Eden Moore could be the just one who can dissuade the twenty- 9 our bodies from including 1000's of its voters to their ghastly ranks.
Not Flesh Nor Feathers is a stand-alone sequel to Four and Twenty Blackbirds and Wings to the Kingdom.